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Five myths about social media

Five myths about social media | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"1 Social media gives power to the people.
"2 Governments easily monitor and censor social media.
"3 Facebook and Twitter enabled the Arab Spring.
"4 Only young people use social media.
"5 Social media creates a global village."

 

(Published Oct. 1, 2011.) Author Ramesh Srinivasan is an assistant professor of information studies and design/media arts at UCLA.

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The Vital Role of Global Journalism in the Digital Age

The Vital Role of Global Journalism in the Digital Age | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"CPJ's findings reflect a profound shift toward reliance on Internet advocacy. 'Blogging, video sharing and text messaging from cellphones now bring news from some of the most oppressive countries to the rest of the world,' the annual survey concludes, 'Yet the technology used to report the news has been matched in many ways by the tools used to suppress information.'"

 

(Published Feb. 7, 2012.) The Atlantic looks at a CPJ report.


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